Irving Langmuir collection
Photographs, publications, papers, and ephemera from Irving Langmuir. The collection also contains business correspondence of his father, Charles Langmuir. Eight albums of photographs document travels throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
- Creation: 1882 - 1951
- Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
1881 Jan. 31 Born, Brooklyn, N. Y. 1903 B.S, Columbia School of Mines, Columbia University, N.Y. 1906 Ph.D., University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany 1906-1909 Chemistry instructor, Stevens Institute, Hoboken, N.J. 1909-1950 Engaged in physical chemistry research at General Electric 1932 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1950-1957 Consultant to General Electric Research Laboratory 1957 Died, Falmouth, Mass.
3.95 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Series I, Papers and Ephemera, 1882-1956. Series II, Photographs, 1895-1956.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Summerhayes, March 1979.
- Guide to the Irving Langmuir collection
- Matthew Golebiewski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.